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Samuel Adams Cream Stout - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
88
very good

2,410 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 2,410
Reviews: 1,214
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 12.53%
Wants: 152
Gots: 124 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 10-29-2001)
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4.04/5  rDev +3.3%

Appearance (4.25) : This one pours a wonderful milk chocolate three fingered head. The body is chocolate black and totally opaque. Lacing lines the glass as the head descends.

Aroma (4) : Nesquik milk chocolate powder, some dirt, roots, and earth notes, chocolate licorice, and Werthers' Carmel candy.

Taste (4) : This is very good. Milky, chocolatey, roasty, toasty.

Beginning with dirty, tarry coffee bean and dry earth, it gives way to milky chocolate, roasted nut, and finishes with a charred or burnt coffee note. A hint of caramel graces the whole flavor overall. The burnt coffee bean is left lingering on the palate.

Mouthfeel (3.25) : Zippy but also creamy. Medium bodied, so for a stout it's not winning any major points. It ends charred and semi-dry.

Overall (4.04) : It's not the best stout I've ever had but most every stout is pretty good if it's done right. This one is different in the way that it's got more of a burnt coffee profile, and I wouldn't exactly call it creamy, but it's good nonetheless. If roasted stouts and charred coffee bean are your thing, this beer will be in good company with you. Relatively low ABV at 4.9%, so it's most definitely sessionable.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A good Milk/Sweet Stout. Pours a dense brown color with plenty of ruby highlights shwoing through when held to a light. medium size frothy tan hed that quickly sinks to a covering of the glass. There are thin bands of lacing.

Aroma is fairly mild, some lactose,and roasted and chocolate malts. Taste is more robust. The chocolate and roasted malts are up front with the sweet lactose. There is some mild bitterness in the finish. Plenty complex for what amounts to a session beer.

Mouthfeel is silky smooth, Average richness and no alcohol presence

A nice sessionable stout.

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Samuel Adams Cream Stout from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
88 out of 100 based on 2,410 ratings.